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Mar 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
incredibly sad. this morning a stunning reversal in the acquittal of amanda knox as she now will have to face an entirely new trial. more than 18 months since she was freed and after serving four years in a perugia jail both knox and her then-boyfriend rafaelle sollecito are now back to step one. both families' worst nightmares. >> she's shocked. she's very sad. she thought this was the end of a nightmare. but she's also very strong in the sense that she's willing to fight again. >> reporter: the knox family released a statement saying it was painful to receive the news that the italian supreme court decided to send my case back for revision. back in 2011 defense lawyers and experts revealed how evidence was contaminated or poorly handled by forensic teams. [ speaking a foreign language ] >> reporter: and successfully argued their release with knox flying home to seattle and sollecito to southern italy. but the prosecution hit back, demanding a retrial. arguing to the supreme court that the acquittal was a rare mix of violation of the law and illogicalness, saying the judge who acquitted
ABC
Mar 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
amanda knox. new pictures and details about her life here in the u.s. right now. of course, you'll remember she was the american college student studying in italy who was convicted and then acquitted of her roommate's murder, and now her case, if not her, is back in an italian court. abc's john muller here with the very latest. good morning to you. >> good morning, josh. amanda knox is not in italy this morning. she's here in america getting ready for the release of her memoir but the final chapter of this sensational legal drama is not quite written now. now, italy's highest court will decide if it was right to set her free. >> my family is the most important thing to me right now and i just want to go and be with them. >> reporter: amanda knox is enjoying her freedom but her italian legal drama is not quite over. on monday, during a supreme court hearing in rome, the final step in knox's legal process, she will learn if italy's highest court agrees with the decision to free her. the prosecution appealed knox and sollecito's acquittal in a 100-page report questioning apparent cont
ABC
Mar 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
amanda knox. an italian appeals court is in session trying to decide if she'll face another trial. over the 2007 murder of her roommate. john muller has the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: today is the day. the end of a six-year legal nightmare or back to step one. a retrial. all eyes on the italian supreme court. this morning, inside the italian supreme court, prosecutors are making the case that amanda knox and raffaele sollecito should never have been acquitted of meredith kercher and are ordered a retrial. after they were released 18 months ago, prosecutors appealed the lower court's decision, citing contradictions in the rulings. kercher's family supports the appeal telling the media there are still unanswered questions. we're searching for the truth. in a statement to abc news, the knox family says this is another example of harassment by the prosecution. >> we're hopeful and prayerful that they'll render a verdict which will simply say that the apell at court acted properly. >> reporter: the worst outcome? a retrial. knox's legal team feels that is not likely. >> that ap
ABC
Mar 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
drama, new one for amanda knox, the american college student convictconvict ed -- charged with killing her roommate in italy, but acquitted. abc's nick schifrin is in london. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this could be the final chapter in knox's long, legal saga. knox anxiously awaits the verdict. this morning, an exclusive picture of amanda knox enjoying her freedom in seattle. she's back in class, spending time with her sisters and her boyfriend. but all of that could change starting tomorrow. the italian supreme court will hold the final hearing in her almost six-year case. justice will decide whether a lower court were okay in overturning her conviction. just 18 months ago. >> why they were so sure i was the one who knew everything. >> both defendants have been acquitted by the charges. >> she's already endured three or four years in an italian prison, this murder charge continues to hang over her head. >> reporter: after the release of her knox and her former italian boyfriend raf fail sool soolecitto. >> the knox family said that it's not worried about monday's hearing. anothe
ABC
Mar 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
, thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> now to the legal drama, a new one for amanda knox, the american college student convicted of killing her roommate in italy. then sensationally acquitted. she is now back with her family, back with your boyfriend and back in school. all of that could be jeopardized by what could happen in court tomorrow in italy. abc's nick schifrin is in london. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this could be the final chapter in knox's long, legal saga. it will be written by three italian justices, as knox anxiously awaits the verdict. this morning, an exclusive picture of amanda knox enjoying her freedom in seattle. she's back in class, spending time with her sisters and her boyfriend. but all of that could change starting tomorrow. that's when the italian supreme court will hold the final hearing in her almost six-year case. justices will decide whether a lower court was right to overturn her conviction of her murder of her roommate just 18 months ago. >> i can't understand why they were so sure i was the one who knew everything. >> both defendants have
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